257 votesplanned · AdminAzure IaaS Engineering Team (Azure IaaS Engineering Team, Microsoft, Microsoft Azure) responded
We are planning several improvements in this space that will enable better control over updates which are applied to VMs.Daniel Davidson commented
I see this was created in 2014, and there still isn't one - is this dead, or is there something that now exists that serves this purpose?
72 votesDaniel Davidson commented
Same issue as the OP and others: SQL installation DSC times out after 1 hour 30 minutes.
This is very problematic since SQL just takes a really long time to install.